What are American children eating? Implications for public policy

Nutr Rev. 1995 May;53(5):111-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.1995.tb01534.x.


As the health and demographic profile of the U.S. population changes, the food consumption patterns of American children have also changed. This review is organized around a series of policy issues looking at these new food consumption patterns, their relationship to the Dietary Guidelines, and their impact on children's health.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diet
  • Feeding Behavior
  • Humans
  • Income
  • Infant
  • Nutrition Policy*
  • Obesity / epidemiology
  • Obesity / prevention & control
  • Poverty
  • United States